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Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
,000 tons a year. >>> the world bank says it will extend fresh loans to myanmar, its first in 26 years. the decision comes after japan helped clear the country's debt overhang. the washington-based bank says it has approved a $440 million loan. the money will support economic reform. the bank also plans to help improve the country's financial markets and investment climate. myanmar owed about $400 million to the world bank. the debt had to be cleared before loans could resume. the japan bank for international cooperation, a government affiliate, provided a bridge loan. japan also helped clear myanmar's overdue debt to the asian development bank which has also decided to restart loans. the bank's decisions are expected to trigger more foreign investment. many japanese businesses are setting up branches in myanmar as it democratizes and opens up its market. >>> nissan motor has agreed with daimler and ford to build a control system for fuel cell vehicles. the flee automakers have just announced a deal. the companies plan to join hands in developing the control system and other key compon
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
that someone that maintained friendly relations with myanmar is japan's vice prime minister. he said the japanese government and private sector will together assist myanmar with its reform efforts. he said the government will first forgive 60% of myanmar's existing $5.7 billion debt obligations. he promised to provide a new loan of roughly $570 million by the end of march to repair thermal power stations. it will be japan's first loan to myanmar in 26 years. aso's pledge of economic assistance comes at a time when democratic reforms in myanmar are encouraging companies in japan and other nations to start doing business in the country. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has been released from a hospital in new york after undergoing treatment for a blood clot in her head. the state department made the announcement on wednesday saying she is making good progress. clinton left the hospital by car and was accompanied by her husband, former president bill clinton, and her daughter, chelsea. doctors diagnosed clinton with a concussion in mid-december after a stomach virus caused he
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
ethnic minorities from myanmar fled conflict with the former military government to seek refuge in thailand. for many refugee camps are the only home they've ever known. they grew up and went to school in the camps, learning their own ethnic language. but with reconciliation under way in myanmar, educators face a new challenge. how to prepare for the day when the refugees can go home. nhk world's toshiyuki terazawa has the story. >> reporter: children attend an elementary school at the refugee camp in thailand, near the border with myanmar. the camp houses ethnic -- who have left myanmar. refugees have lived in this camp for decades. over the time children have grown up being educated in their native language. refugee leaders created their own education program with the support of organizations including the united nations. this is one of the people responsible. her group set up some 150 schools from nurseries to colleges at seven refugee camps in thailand. >> nearly over 60 years we can survive because of education. if not we will lost a long time ago. >> reporter: more than si
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
. ging demanded syrian leaders allow u.n. officials to enter the country from turkey. >>> myanmar's leader is on a visit to south korea. they met with the first woman to be elected president of south korea, park. the two female politicians encourage to do what they can for their respective countries. our seoul bureau chief reports. >> reporter: last year, aung san suu kyi traveled after a long period of house arrest. now since being elected to parliament she's asking her korean colleagues to support myanmar's democratization and the country is still in its infancy. >> we shall be in a better position to help other peoples every where. when we talk about peace and prosperity in our country we're not talking about just for our people, built for human beings the world over. >> reporter: they have similar background. both grew up as the daughters of political leaders in their respective countries and both fathers were assassinated. the president-elect of korea says shelves a strong connection and praises her achievements. >> translator: i admire your long term dedication to the cause
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
fleeing violence and persecution in myanmar. the muslims are a minority in e mainly buddhist country. nhk's world reports. >> reporter: i'm standing at the police station in the province. dozens of people are being kept here with no idea where they will be sent to next. they are survivors of a voyage. they drifted at sea for about three weeks until finally they reached the coast of thailand. their boats were overcrowded. 1,500 made the journey in rough seas nearly 500 people were confirmed drowned in the last year. the death toll is believed to be much higher. >> translator: we were out of water, out of food, out of everything. we were forced to drink sea water until we were caught. almost everyone was unconscious when we were found and detained. >> translator: our homes were burnt down and we were told there is nowhere for us to live. so we decided to flee. if we hadn't, we would have been killed. >> violence last year killed about 170 people and displaced as many as 100,000. an estimated 800,000 were living in the states. as confrontation with britain failed. they tried to flee to neigh
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
a visit from another high-profile politician. myanmar's pro-democracy leader aung san suu kyi. nhk world's soichi tsukamoto has more from seoul. >> reporter: last year aung san suu kyi traveled for the first time since long periods of house arrest. now on her first visit to southeast asia since being elected to parliament she is asking her korean hosts to support myanmar's democratization as the country is still in its infancy. >> you will be in a better position to help other peoples everywhere. when we talk about peace and prosperity in our country, we're not talking about it just for our people. but for human beings the world over. >> reporter: park geun-hye and aung san suu kyi have similar backgrounds. both grew up as the daughters of the top politicians in their respective countries. and both of their fathers were assassinated. the president-elect of korea says she feels a strong connection with the nobel laureate and praises her achievements. >> translator: i admire your long-term dedication to the cause of democracy in your country and the sacrifices you have made. i know what li
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
in myanmar is around $57 a month, lower than indonesia. this man is preparing to open a factory in myanmar. the government has approved the investment plan he submitted a year ago. >> translator: this means lot to me. i can start doing business in myanmar at last. >> reporter: even here, there is no escaping the trend of rising labor costs. myanmar is enjoying an influx of vet. wages in the biggest city have jumped by 15% the past year. to mitigate the list, nakamura's company decided to build his fact any a town 80 kilometers away. infrastructure is poor. but he thinks the price is worth paying. nakamura and his staff discuss how to recruit quality workers before operations begin this summer. >> people call myanmar the last frontier but even here, it's a constant struggle to keep labor costs low. >> reporter: the rising cost of labor hasn't deterred japanese businesses from investing more. but wherever they go, they need to constantly adapt to stitch together a strategy for success. nhk world. >> that wraps up our bulletin. >>> foreign direct investment into china fell last year. that's t
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
myanmar. more of them are entering thailand legally to try to escape harsh conditions and ethnic violence. this report from southern thailand. >> tired and confused, they arrived on foreign soil. 88 refugees spending more than 10 days at sea after leaving western myanmar. they said they had no choice but to leave. >> the soldiers would take women and daughters and rape them and then turned them back the next day. we had no freedom. we could not go anywhere. we had to make our own future. >> myanmar is predominantly buddhist, and the muslim minority are largely seen as illegal immigrants from neighboring bangladesh. after fighting between bouterse and muslims last year, more than 100,000 left homeless. this was all happening at a sensitive time for thailand. it has been ranked as a tier 2 nation on the watch list for human trafficking. if it is ranked again this year, it will drop to tier 3, meaning it will be ranked alongside north korea as one of the worst nations in the world for human trafficking. at the moment, the recent arrivals are under the control the police. but a corrupt system
Jan 30, 2013 7:00pm PST
woman. an estimated 800,000 have living in myanmar where they have been denied citizenship. the unite nations estimate that 13,000 people fled myanmar and bangladesh in 2012 with some dying on route. >>> economic growth doesn't always go with freedom of expression. an organization defending the rights of international journalist has put attention. reporters without orders on wednesday, the report ranks countries based on an assessment of the commitment made by government to protect freedom of the press. the organization did not put asean in the top 100. myanmar jumped up 18 spots to 151st place. the former military regime has taken significant steps to ending the censorship. showing no signs of improvement, vietnam remained at 172 and laos at 168. the group saw a decline in south asia. india fell to 140th place. journalists were assaulted and threatened during anti-government protests in the country. pakistan took the 159th spot due to the absence of government policy to protect media workers. in pakistan, a reporter was shot dead by islamic militants. the reporters without borders in
Jan 7, 2013 5:30am PST
said he could hear and see two fighter jets from the myanmar army flying overhead. he said they had attacked a kia outpost. this is an area which is similar to the area that was attacked by myanmar helicopters and fighter jets last week. there was a confusing situation last week when the myanmar government appeared to initially deny those airstrikes had taken place. a couple of days later, they admitted they did happen, but they happened in self-defense. the use of air power against the rebels is certainly an escalation in what has been a very long-running war. >> dozens of protesters are gathered outside the headquarters of one of china's most liberal newspapers. they are calling for the resignation of the provincial propaganda chief. the protest began after they replaced a new years letter to readers -- new year's letter to readers. isgle's executive chairman in north korea in what is being called a humanitarian visit. eric schmidt is part of a delegation led by former new mexico state governor bill richardson. richardson -- >> it is a private, humanitarian mission. we are going t
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
her intention to visit japan as soon as march. now, myanmar's opposition leader is the icon of the country's push towards democracy. she is expected to ask tokyo to support her cause. aung san suu kyi told an nhk reporter at the parliament in the capital on friday that she received an invitation from the japanese government. the visit would be her first to japan in 27 years. she stayed in japan from 1985 to 1986 as a guest researcher at the center for southeast asian studies of kyoto university. aung san suu kyi won the nobel peace prize in 1991 for promoting democracy and human rights. she spent many years under house arrest during myanmar's former military government. and last april she was elected to the lower house of parliament in an election. since then she has visited various countries, including the united states. she used those visits to seek international support for reform in myanmar. >>> afghanistan's president hamid karzai is meeting barack obama at the white house on friday. it will be a critical meeting to negotiate the scale of any long-term u.s. military pre
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm PST
in 2013. in myanmar, and may not have been as impressive as these, but it was memorable. we have this story. >> three, two, one, happy new year! >> this is the largest city in me and more -- in myanmar. a provision has been lifted. >> i think we should see our country developing in all sectors in 2013. >> i am very happy. myanmar has changed a lot if we compare it to previously. >> but little things have changed in north korea, where the celebrations in p'yongyang were far more choreographed. not marking 2013, people were marking the arrival of a date on north korean calendars, a tribute to a founder who was born 102 years ago. recent rocket launches from north korea have given the world jitters about missiles, but no such worries here, because the only rockets on show gave color. and a display in athens. the highlights, the classical architecture. but it also highlighted the modern greek economic predicament. in contrast, cities across china seemed to spare no expense. >> happy new year! >> in fact, the chinese new year is still six weeks away. but all the same, but people in sh
Jan 8, 2013 5:30am PST
and mark, wher -- northern myanmar. and nasa has found 461 new plants that could support life as we know it. u.s. president barack obama has made controversial choices for two of the top jobs in his government. is nominated chuck hagel for defense secretary and john brenan as dia director. both of them must now be approved by the u.s. senate. now this report. >> with his second term soon to begin, president obama is putting the finishing touches to his national security team. introducing the men that he wants to lead the pentagon and the cia. >> these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protect our country. i urge the senate to confirm them as soon as possible. >> both nominees face difficult questions before they are confirmed in the u.s. senate. table seems perfect for the pentagon. a decorated combat veteran in vietnam and a former republican senator from nebraska. some conservatives say that he is not strong enough supporter of israel, even though he voted many times to send billions of dollars in u.s. financial aid. >> i will do my best for our country and those i represent at th
Jan 14, 2013 5:30am PST
by the myanmar military, it would be a significant development in this long-running war. the war between the independence army and the state has been taken to another level with the military using air strikes against the kia positions, some of them very close to where the rebels are headed. the incident with the artillery shells will also be of great concern because laiza is right on the border with china and there have been allegations? some fire has landed on china's territory causing them to boost security and their border over concerned that such an incident may happen again. they may also be concerned about an influx of kachin brett duties heading over the border trying to flee the fighting back home. some people in the town of laiza and within the kia are concerned that the me and more government is trying to muscle -- the myanmar government is trying to attack. >> venezuela has given an update on the health of hugo chavez. he's as the long and action has been under control. he has not been seen since he went to cuba last month for a cancer treatment. we have more from caracas. >>
Jan 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
of cooperation. >> japan'sew government has pledged more to myanmar to help economic development. japan's finance minister was in the capital to meet myanmar's president. aso met finance and revenue minister. >> translator: we hope to maintain good bilateral relations just like our predecessors. >> japan is considering more loans an grants. that's to help improve business infrastructure such as power and water systems. japan plans to play a leading role in building the special economic zone near myanmar's largest city. they hope mor japanese businesses wl setp in t area. more business led lines next hour. here is a check on markets. >>> protesters across india have joined voices angry about the lack of protection for woman. a gang attacked a woman on a bus last month. police have charged five men for rape and murder. the woman boarded the bus and the men raped her and dlu her off the bus. doctors flu her to singapore. she died last saturday. she was 23 years old. they demanded strict penalties for the accused it's provoked an international debate on sex crimes against woman. they urged the indian
Jan 3, 2013 5:30am PST
rebel positions -- helicopter gunships over the skies in northern myanmar. each side blames the other for violent flareups that begin next week. that raises concerns within the international committee calling for an end to the violence. ban ki8 moon urged -- ban ki moon urged the government to stop the air strikes. both sides need to work toward and into the conflict. the fighting has displaced 100,000 people. >> the upper states should be freezing right now. they are worried about being burmese government attacking their refugee camp. >> they want greater freedom from the central government. it is the only rebel group in my and martha does not have an agreement with the government -- myan mar and does not -- myanmar that does not have an agreement with the government. the opposition leader has not been able to get talks started. >> still ahead here on al jazeera, find out what bolivia has rejected the united nation'' plan to conserve its rainforest. and find out why and beer makers are battling in the u.s. >> hello once again. you can see the clouds moving in from the west. it looks
Jan 27, 2013 5:30am PST
their northern myanmar stronghold. >> 30 years after the end of the vietnam war, former enemies make amends. more on the relationship between the u.s. and vietnam, coming up. >> but we begin with breaking news, just in dozens have reportedly died in a nightclub fire in southern brazil. gabriel is on the line with the smell. gabriel, i have a number of conflicting reports. i will turn it over to you. what do you know? >> the latest we have heard is that local officials in the town are still counting the bodies from this nightclub fire, but they are apparently telling local media that the death toll will be at least 90 people killed, from what looks like an absolutely tragic fire that occurred at 2:30 a.m. local time in this town of santa maria, in southern brazil, 200 kilometers from the state capital. we are told the night club was packed with hundreds, hundreds of people, mostly young people. it is a college town. there was some sort of fire and that hundreds could have been transported to area hospitals with interest -- with injuries. all of these stories are just learning to come out. again, t
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
said it is sending a boatload of refugees back to myanmar. there were found drifting near an island resort. several have been displaced and fighting broke out in the state. they're not recognized as citizens. the president of the central african republic has removed his son as defense minister. rebels say they are stopping their advance to allow for peace talks in gabon. >> hundreds of foreign soldiers are in the republic. the government is not going to let them go easily. >> it is held and in their security. >> the rebel advance has halted. tensions remain inside the capitol. these men accused security forces of exploiting and stability to target muslims. >> we want peace but here they all the rest muslims. more than 400 have been arrested. we do not accept it. all prisoners should be released whether they're from the north are the central part of the country. >> security forces say they are wholly those they believe barbel lawyers. there has been no indication that religion has played a part in the rebellion. the central african republic is one of the least developed nations in th
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
adrift off the coast. they say they are trying to reach malaysia to escape persecution in myanmar. taiwan refuses to accept refugees who arrive by boat. more on our series looking ahead to the big issues of 2013. in china, new leadership faces a challenge of maintaining growth without overheating the world's second-largest economy. signs of growing property bubble are causing concern. >> it is the big economic fear for the coming year, but no amount of seasonal dressing up can hide it. a slowing economy and a huge oversupply of new buildings, leading to a possible bubble that could burst. this has been touted as the country's manhattan, with nearly 50 skyscrapers under construction. but signs here. to an economy that is running out of steam. >> many others have stopped work because they have run out of money. many workers have not been paid because their construction site has shut down. it is a common problem. >> creating prosperity at any cost has long been the guiding principle for the chinese leadership. the fact that it has managed to achieve it so far has created issues. when power i
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
called on myanmar to stop its. footage from the area appears to show, military aircraft dropping bombs in the area. the region borders china. some good news for the u.s. economy. official figures showed it has just added 155,000 jobs in december. the unemployment rate remains at 7.8%. job opportunities came mainly in health care, manufacturing, construction, and food service sectors. this is after the u.s. congress passed a last-minute deal on taxes and spending. the u.s. financial regulator is suing to the banking giant jpmorgan $2.2 million, accused of misrepresenting mortgage- backed securities sold by washington mutual to credit unions. when the value of the securities collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis, so did the unions. this is the third such lawsuit filed against jpmorgan since june 2011. the u.s. congress has finally passed a relief package worth nearly $10 billion to the victims of hurricane center. it follows complaints from politicians over delays, of its approval. >> greg has done what he can to make his home livable, but two months after hurricane sandy lifted it
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am PST
the government of myanmar. they have gathered outside in bangkok. they want them to stop the fighting. this may soon be a thing of the past four primary students in indonesia. they want the subject removed so more time can be spent on things like religion and nationalism. they say the move is a step backward. we have a report from jakarta. >> learning about the motion. it is a prime exercised for children around the world. these children may lose out on some experiments of the government goes ahead with taking a science out of the curriculum. >> science is cool. lots of beautiful, objects can be made through science. when i grow up, i want to be a professor in biotechnology. >> the education ministry says there too overburdened for such causes and they want schools to focus mainly on religion, nationalism, the indonesian language, and math. that would mean the end of signs causes so they could learn about their country's frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. >> they are the right age to learn. they are ready to learn the basic concepts of science. what about their future? >> fascinated t
Jan 20, 2013 5:30am PST
. the president of myanmar says he wants a peace talk with all ethnic rebel groups in his country. the fighters say that they are continuing to violate a truce and the ceasefire came into force saturday. rebels say they have had several attacks since then including one close to the border of china. >> the british government plans to make it a criminal offense to force anyone into marriage. they will be finding parents a break the law but it could be easier said than done. our u.k. cons -- reporter has the report. >> here is what teenagers are taught in school in london nowadays. one of your friends is likely to be a victim of a forced marriage. this campaign is trying to get children from any racial or ethnic background to understand just how important this is. >> we cannot be culturally insensitive. we have to say this should be against the law. it needs to be stamped out. >> this woman was taken to turkey when she was 17 on a holiday, they said. when she got there, she was introduced to a man she was told to marry. five years later after abuse, she goes away. it has not been easy to forgive h
Jan 24, 2013 5:30am PST
and southern myanmar, their lifestyle came to an end a long time ago. their ancestors say this dry land has been their home and it has been for generations. the disputes are being driven by money on an island where tourism is booming and beachfront land is scarce. the sea gypsies say the pressure became more intense to move after the tsunami hit. some vacant land was snapped up illegally. the cases are going to court, but in the meantime they hope the government intervention. >> government ministers came to the village to find out what the problem is. it is possible the government might buy the land and give it to the sea gypsies. >> they claim to have a special connection with the ocean. their main source of income is from fishing. some still use the traditional method of free diving. they worry that if they lose
Jan 30, 2013 7:30am EST
such as netherlands and norway. myanmar rose 18 places to 151st. it abolished censorship in 2012. china remained unchanged. north korea remained second last at 178th. atrea remains last. >>> judo federationoi apologize for their actions. there was a written complaint about coaches slapping them in face and used forms of other abuse at a training camp before last year's london olympics. the all japan judo federation senior director admitted the allegations a allegations and apologized. he saeded the federation reprimanded the head coach. the fed regulate said he was involved in a total of five violent incidents from august of 2010 to february 2012. it says he admitted to hitting athletes to failed to follow his instructions and jabbing them with a stick. he reportedly said he did so because of an overwhelming desire to see them win. the federation plans to have him stay on as head coach saying he has expressed deep regret for his action. body also plans to set up a counselling service to improve communication between athletes and coaches. meanwhile the japan olympic committee or joc has said it r
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
to burma that was his first trip abroad, myanmar, and he declared, this is basically a move by the u.s. to contain china. and china has felt--he made huge two arms sells in taiwan. he's arming japan. he has armed south korea. this is serious for the chinese. if you're chinese and looking out to the west. >> eliot: what i'm trying to suggest that there is a difference now than when we were invading nicarg ua. >> it was a campaign deliberately to--and reagan-- >> eliot: and they thought they had done that. >> first they thought they had did it with grenada in 1983. reagan made it sound like-- >> eliot: but in the scheme of things. >> the gulf war won and now this is our great moment, we're back again. >> i saw that referred to as a good war. >> eliot: back to recently with norman schwarzkopf's obituary, but it still feels different. >> we just had these terrible in afghanistan. if we learned that lesson. but we forget it. it's amnesia. >> eliot: when robert gates was the fulcrum of our government said we should have our heads examined if we invade perhaps that means we have learned. >>
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am PST
. i think in the myanmar, burma, their influence there in striking up a workable relationship with the united states, a fledgling workable relationship with the united states was probably her greatest achievement. but also, the legacy is unwritten. this is the thing about the obama duration and about hillary clinton, the secretary of state. the world is not in great shape. there are so many flash points. you have got syria, you've got all the consequences of the arab spring. you've got china. you've got russia. you've got iran. you've got israel. all of these things are unresolved. some of the policies that you'll know more about how the policies work in the next four years, but it may take a decade to find out what kind of a job they have really done. >> and is there any doubt that she'll run in 2016? >> i think there is a doubt. if she's healthy, i think she'll run. if she's feeling good and she continues to age well, i think she'll run. but, you know, that's sort of the unknown. she's 65. and i think it just depends on how she feels and whether she thinks she has the energy
Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
year en masse. >> happy new year! >> but this year, there was a truly remarkable first -- myanmar, formerly burma held what is believe to be its first-ever public new year's celebration. see, the ruling junta had denied the right to ring in the new year as part of a larger ban on any large gathering. but with the pressure off on monday night, the burmese were finally free to celebrate the passage of time. from 2013, to 2013. as many as 100,000 people were set to have attended this event. much of the pricetag for the party was covered by international companies. all wrangling to get a piece of the action in the booming economy. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was c, if you're drinking darjeeling tea, you can be sure that it was grown in the darjeeling district up in the northeast border with nepal. the protecting of names is protecting the special terroir of the area of foods. >>> hello, i'm martin savidge with a check of our top stories, president obama is back in washington, he and the first family returned
Jan 26, 2013 8:00am EST
's in afghanistan or mali or syria or congo, myanmar, colombia or many other countries. all these people are victims. they're being ravaged by unconventional warfare. >> this weekend, best-selling author max boot on the history of guerrilla warfare today at 7 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> a look now at some books that are being published this week. former vice president al gore opines on social, political and economic issues that he believes will shape the world in "the future: six drivers of social change." in "congressman lincoln," attorney and political strategist chris derose recounts abraham lincoln's presidency. journalist sarah garland in "divided we fail." in "engineers of victory," historian paul kennedy details strategies used to secure allied victory. and political science professor jeanne theoharis in "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks." watch for the authors in the near future on booktv and on ♪ ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit, and you ough
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
myanmar, formally burma, held its first ever public new year's celebration. you see, the ruling had denied the right to ring in the new year shoulder to shoulder as part of a larger ban on any large gathering. but with the pressure off on monday night the burmese were finally free to celebrate the passage of time from 2012 to 2013. as many as 100,000 people were set to have attended this event. much of the price tag for the party was covered by international companies, all wrangling to get a piece of the action in this booming economy. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was "c." if you're drinking darjeeling tea in the european union you can be sure it was grown in the darjeeling district up by the border of nepal. the protecting of names is protecting the special tarawar of special foods. thanks to all of you for being part of my program this week, i will see you next week. stay tuned for "reliable sources." >>> middle of the night votes, secret meetings, shifting story lines, countdown clocks. the fiscal cliff mellow drama was a bit of a blur for journalists to figur
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm EST
in war whether in afghanistan or mali or syria or the, or myanmar or columbia or many other countries are gall of these people are victims they are there being ravaged by unconventional warfare. >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about suffering. >> my half of the bully pulpit and you ought to take advantage of the. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> we have little antennas that went up and told me when somebody had their own agenda. >> so much influence. it's just a shame. >> i think they serve as a window on the past to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes achieved hopped on. she is really the only one in the world they can trust. >> many of the women who were first ladies, they were writers. lot of them are writers, journalists and they wrote books. >> they are in many quick cases quite frank they more interesting as human beings and their husbands if only because they are not first and foremost consequently limited by political influence. >> dolly was socially
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
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Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
.s. businesses win deal. a recent trip with google and master card to myanmar was led by her but her under secretary. even leo dicaprio is involved with this. titanic and other movies made it because of state department efforts. now it's up to her successor, a global apparatus that may have done more more american business than any state department before. >> fascinating stuff, richard. that wraps this hour. i'm chris jansing, thomas roberts is up next. >>> happy friday to you, i hope you have a great weekend and happy friday to all of you. thanks for joining us, the nra versus joe biden. can the white house paint the powerful gun lobbiest group as 2002 extreme. what responsibility does hollywood and video gaming industry bear for gun violence in america? we're asking bo biden. >>> when you thought one cabinet pick was safe, a new challenge from the left. we'll talk to sanders from vermont who has a plan to block lew's nomination. >>> a group vows to end the member of the gop legislature who supports marriage equality in that state. that and much more in the next hour. and cut! very good.
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
's myanmar speech and john mccain snuck in a couple of winks during george w. bush's state of the union in 2007. a sleepless night is getting more common. a full 30% of civilian workers get less than six hours of sleep, says the cdc. the night shift is the worst. for instance, 70% of night shift workers and transportation and warehousing are sleep deprived. the best sleep? the finance industry along with educators at 27%. they don't take their laptops and phones to bed. the glow can simulate daylight and simulate sleep. with the 24-hour global economy it's tough to get unplugged. so businesses like pod time are seeing orders rise for stacked sleeping pods, stereos that help you get in the mood and racks for bedtime reading torl put away your laptop as well. insomniac classes are on the increase as well. late night yoga and meditation and they say bring your pajamas. and sleeping pill ads are everywhere. americans are doing just about anything and anywhere to grab some zs. and in fact, chris, you are probably wondering where i am right now. >> i wasn't actually, but -- >> where are you?
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
department, and we look back at some of her historic trips. this one to myanmar, or burma, in december of 2011 where they finally met with democracy leader and nobel lawyer yacht aung san su kyi. >> democracy has been the goal from the very beginning, and yet, we know that it has been a long, very difficult path that has been followed. we do see openings today. all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help you grow your small business. sign up for your free trial today at power down your little word game. i think your friends will understa
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
japan but also talking about vietnam, korea, thailand, even myanmar >> rose: even burma. >> even burma, yes, absolutely, you look at why are they opening up? they are opening up because they are worried about only being in the pocket of a rising china. >> rose: and all worried about that. >> india less so because. >> rose: because it thinks it is strong enough? >> it thinks it is strong enough but everyone else is. >> rose: number 8 is iran. >> rose: you thought it might be two or three? >> people would think that. >> rose: why is it so low? >> because i think the likelihood of actual military strikes against the iranians is marginal. >> rose:. i w very surprised far rid came out who you know i love and said in 2013, the iranians would either capitulate or they would be -- >> rose: in a column he wrote that. >> yeah, and 2013, i think that neither of those are likely, it is very hard for the iranians to capitulate and even if they did for us to believe them. >> rose: what is happening is people tell me, there is a real debate about advocacy of the nuclear program within and i am told,
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